Alex’s End of Year Prizes 2014

Merry Christmas to you all! Hope you're all having a great time so far and are eating, drinking and sharing with loved ones aplenty. (Here come the emojis 😄 🎄 🎁 🎀 ❄ 🎅 🐧) 2014 has been a busy and exciting year for me, and usually, those who've read my Facebook for the last … Continue reading Alex’s End of Year Prizes 2014

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Richard Curtis: making a fully fledged bastard of a point since 1991 (or thereabouts).

More so in light of the controversy surrounding Russell Brand this week, we seem to have a annoyingly odd habit in this country of knocking our finest talents down when it suits us. Particularly when they so much as dare to connect with something beyond the supposed smoke and mirrors world of wealth and celebrity … Continue reading Richard Curtis: making a fully fledged bastard of a point since 1991 (or thereabouts).

Why Now 44 is still my Top of the Pops

If you've ever seen that episode of 'Doctor Who' where he's stuck in that weird parallel universe and passes a bus shelter poster advertising 'Now 100', you may have momentarily stopped and thought, 'that won't happen anytime soon, surely?' Well, as certain as cockroaches, taxes and Craig Revel-Horwood never breaking a smile once on 'Strictly … Continue reading Why Now 44 is still my Top of the Pops